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Skyline baseball tops Cañada for first time since 2013
Who knew that in the two-year timetable of community college baseball there could be such a glaring contrast of experience? But that’s the disparity that contrasts this year’s Skyline and Cañada teams. The two Coast Pacific Conference rivals squared off Saturday at Trojan Diamond for the first...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Jared Milch turns in gem for first-place CSM
The College of San Mateo baseball starting rotation has grown into a sophomore-heavy staff this season. The exception to this as of late has been freshman left-hander Jared Milch. The 2016 Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Pitcher of the Year out of Terra Nova, Milch turned in his finest outin...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Epic comeback sends Stanford women to Final Four
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put Stanford in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do. That’s when Erica McCall stepped up and blocked Notre Dame’s path. Smith’s layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford’s comeback ...
By Gary B. Graves The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Mitty girls fall in basketball state title game
SACRAMENTO — For their first appearance in a state title game, Sarah Bates of Clovis West Golden Eagles had to show the Archbishop Mitty Monarchs how they there got there by their quickness, grittiness on defense, and die-hard will to win. Bates had 12 points, three rebounds, and two assists to l...
By Antonio R. Harvey The Associated Press FULL STORY
Local sports roundup
Softball Carlmont wins two games at Mission City Invitational Carlmont (12-0) swept two games at Wilcox High School Saturday. After battering Westmont-Campbell 14-0, the Scots locked up with St. Francis for a 4-1 win. Abigail Lan improved her record to 5-0 with a two-hit complete game against S...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
Warriors dominate late, top Grizzlies
OAKLAND — Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94 on Sunday for their seventh straight win. Stephen Curry added 21 points and 11 assists, Andre Iguodala scored 20 and Draymond ...
By Michael Wagaman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jharel Cotton bounces back, ready for A’s rotation
PHOENIX — Jharel Cotton took a lesson from his previous spring start — it does him no good to sit around during long innings. Cotton struck out seven and allowed a run over 5 2/3 innings, helping the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-1 on Sunday. In his last start, Cotton allowe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Raiders-to-Vegas vote set for Monday
PHOENIX — Barring an unforeseen obstacle, the Oakland Raiders seem certain to get approval Monday to relocate to Las Vegas . Several team owners have said this week they don’t envision a scenario where Raiders owner Mark Davis doesn’t get the required 24 votes to move the team. Chargers own...
By Barry Wilner The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tar Heels surge into Final Four on Maye’s last-second shot
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Roy Williams went all Scarlett O’Hara when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four. And the coincidence that the Tar Heels have been on the other end of similar shots recently, like in the 2016 national ch...
By Teresa M. Walker The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
South Carolina men down Florida 77-70 to advance to first Final Four
NEW YORK — South Carolina added a missing piece to its rich basketball history. The school of Frank McGuire, Kevin Joyce, Brian Winters, Mike Dunleavy and Alex English is going to the Final Four for the first time. Add the names Sindarius Thornwell and Frank Martin to the top of the list. Thorn...
By Jon O’Connell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mississippi State women earn first Final Four berth
OKLAHOMA CITY — Morgan William scored a career-high 41 points, and No. 2 seed Mississippi State upset top-seeded Baylor 94-85 in overtime Sunday to reach the Final Four for the first time. William, a 5-foot-5 guard, was chosen Most Outstanding Player of the regional. She set a school record for m...
By Cliff Brunt The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Second to none: Kyle Larson hangs on to win at Fontana
FONTANA — A blistering first in qualifying. A surprising first in the Xfinity Series race. And a steady, tenacious first when it really mattered on Sunday. Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state. Larson persevered through four late restarts to win at Fontana, adding his second caree...
By Greg Beacham The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
BRADENTON, Fla. — Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida. A Manatee County...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Lletget, Brooks dropped from US roster; Arriola added
SAN JOSE — An already banged-up U.S. soccer team lost four more players heading into Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier at Panama, including two starters from Friday night’s 6-0 victory against Honduras. Midfielder Sebastian Lletget, defenders John Brooks and Michael Orozco, and forward Jordan Mor...
By Ronald Blum The Associated Press FULL STORY
Alejandro Valverde wins Tour of Catalonia for 2nd time
BARCELONA, Spain — Not even a one-minute time penalty could stop a dominant Alejandro Valverde from winning his second Tour of Catalonia. Valverde secured the victory by finishing first in the 139-kilometer (86-mile) seventh stage on Sunday, perfectly timing his final sprint at a hilltop overloo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Mike Tyson suffers rare loss in noisy Latin America bout
NEW YORK — Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America — this time as a coach of a bird. Tyson traveled to Suriname as part of the new Fusion TV documentary series “Outpost “ and was sound...
By Mark Kennedy The Associated Press FULL STORY
Johnson wins Match Play to sweep World Golf Championships
AUSTIN, Texas — The final day lasted longer than Dustin Johnson wanted. The outcome was what everyone expected. Johnson, a golfing machine with no discernible weakness and hardly any pulse, won the Dell Technologies Match Play on Sunday for his third straight victory, this one making him the firs...
By Doug Ferguson The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Lee wins Kia by tying tournament record at 20-under par
CARLSBAD — Mirim Lee took the lead into the final round of the Kia Classic two years ago and was overhauled by Cristie Kerr, who won with a tournament record of 20-under. Lee had the 54-hole lead again this year, and she wasn’t about to let anyone catch her. Lee, of South Korea, shot a 7-under...
By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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NFL owners approve Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas
PHOENIX — NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas at the league meetings Mond..
Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against “sanctuary cities,”..
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